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Scottish Land Commission launches new guidance on engagement over land ownership

31 January 2019

The Scottish Land Commission has launched a new toolkit to provide practical advice on how landowners, land managers and communities can make better decisions on land use. The protocol, which defines good practice for engagement over land use and management, is the first in a series of publications…

Scottish land reforms allow tenants to take control - at a price

25 October 2018

Scotland's parliament set land reform as one of its key priorities when it was established in 1997 EDINBURGH, Oct 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the residents of Garbh Allt in the Scottish Highlands were offered the chance to buy their land from the wealthy family behind the brutal…

Tender: Research On Beneficial Land Ownership In Scotland (Closing 13/11/17)

7 November 2017

The Transparency International Secretariat (TI-S) in Berlin is seeking a consultant to research beneficial land ownership in Scotland, applying and testing a newly developed methodology. BACKGROUND Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight…

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Community land governance

How Does Community Land Governance Intersect with Factors of Resilience in Rural Areas to Support Adaptation to Crisis Situations?

2 July 2021

This session sought to explore examples of international community land ownership and to collate the experiences of community land governance during the pandemic.   The session aimed to respond to the following questions: How does community land and asset ownership support adaptation to crises,…